Jul 11, 2011 12:00am EDT
. >> here, here. >> mr. speaker, can i join in paying tribute of highlander battalion in scotland. he served our country and died in the most horrific circumstances and i'm sure the thoughts of the whole house are with his family and friends. >> here, here. >> mr. speaker, the whole country has been appalled by the disclosures, the 7/7 victims the parents of holly wells and jessica chapman and, of course, there is a major police investigation on the way. there is one currently under way in our country. this clearly did not get to the truth. it is important that we had inquiries that are public and independent. this is the behavior of individual people. clearly, we cannot start all those. it may be possible to start it earlier. i will be happy to discuss. we will make sure we get this right. it is possible. they can start the process now. they should immediately appoint a senior leader. next year, they will have power to call witnesses on those. they are covering a number of key issues. there is the nature of regulation that is crucial. it is the relationship between the media and the police.
Jul 6, 2011 7:00am EDT
wish to pay tribute to scott mcclairen for the royal regiment of scotland. this week i witnessed at first hand the sacrifice of our soldiers. i pay tribute to the bravy of this brave soldier. our thoughts will be with his family and friends but we pay tribute and all like him who serve our country so magnificently in afghanistan and elsewhere. >> here, here. >> i had meetings with ministerial members. >> can i agree with what the prime minister said and i have a son in afghanistan. it's a dreaded thing thinking you get that knock on the door that he's lost in action. and our sympathies go with scott's father and mother and that particular team. here, here. >> mr. speaker, that yesterday we give 10 billion pounds to the bailout to banks in greece. we give 7 billion pounds to the bailout in ireland. we give 100 billion, this is the british taxpayer, 100 million a year for their -- the quality of the banks in this country for insurance purposes and other purposes, why does the prime minister does not get on his back and go down to the friends of the city? instead -- >> we got the gi
Jul 10, 2011 9:00pm EDT
of highlander battalion in scotland. he served our country and died in the most horrific circumstances and i'm sure the thoughts of the whole house are with his family and friends. >> here, here. >> mr. speaker, the whole country has been appalled by the disclosures, the 7 victims the parents of holly wells and jessica chapman and, of course, it does not involve police officers who were involved in the original investigation. that clearly did not get to the truth. but i do think that we have inquiries that are public and independent and have public confidence. there are two vital issues that we need to look into. the first is the original police inquiry and why that did not get to the bottom, and the second is about the behavior of individual people and individual media organizations, and has the right hon. john allman says, a book into this country. it may be possible to start some of the work earlier. i'm willing to work to make sure we get this right. >> let me thank the prime minister that i am encouraged that the prime minister does not recognize that we need a full inquiry into what ha